omega-minus particle

[ oh-mee-guh-mahy-nuhs, -mey-, oh-meg-uh- ]

  1. a baryon with strangeness −3, isotopic spin 0, and negative charge; predicted from the mathematics of the Eightfold Way and subsequently discovered. Symbol: Ω

Origin of omega-minus particle

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby omega-minus particle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024